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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) President Obama's last stand on health care reform introduced.
(Washington: Ed Henry) Obama's pitch for health reform featured; details given about Obama's arguments for reform. [OBAMA - says he will provide leadership & asks Congress to finish its work; notes every idea has been put on the table; states it deserves an up & down vote.] The White House view that they have to get health care done at all costs, the prospects for using reconciliation & how all the doctors at the photo op were wearing lab coats discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Donna Brazile & Bill Bennett about the health care bill. [BENNETT - says it is a high risk venture for Obama.] [BRAZILE - says the bill will help the economy.] [GERGEN - says Obama inherited an unhealthy political dynamic & misunderstood the Republican position.]
- Cooper, Anderson;
- Henry, Ed
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